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05 2022 April Tutok Kainan News in Marinduque

To address rate of wasting and stunting among 0 to 23 months old children through improved quality and quantity of food and nutrient intakes and utilization of Early Childhood Care and Development – First 1000 Days (ECCD-F1K)-related services in the province of Marinduque, the Tutok Kainan Dietary Supplementation Program (TKDSP) was introduced by the National Nutrition Council.

On 1 April 2022, all six (6) municipalities of Marinduque started its first month of implementation. During this month, dry ration with the use of FNRI commodities were provided to 196 beneficiaries, specifically, Rice Mongo (RIMO) Blend, Rice Mongo (RIMO) Sesame Blend, Momsie, and Mingo Meals in Plain, Ube, Chocolate, and Squash. Moreover, iron fortified rice as part of the wet feeding, was received by municipalities mid-April.

05 2022 Monitoring Visit at Marinduque

 

Province of Marinduque – PNFP Nichole Loyola conducted monitoring visit of Tutok Kainan Dietary Supplementation Program (TKDSP) to all six (6) municipalities of Marinduque Province on 25-29 April 2022.

As the program commenced on 1 April 2022, issues and concerns were relayed and addressed to the regional focal person. Chairman Mr. Wilfredo Nazareno and General Manager Ms. Karren Sace of Bahi Agricultural and Fisheries Association (BAFA), the partner Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organization (ARBO) of the province, reported that procurement of dry commodities shall be procured on 26 April 2022 in preparation for the wet feeding on 1 May 2022. The ARBO will only cover 170 out of 196 beneficiaries as 26 beneficiaries from Santa Cruz will be under dry ration only for six (6) months. 

04182022 Hypertension and Weight Loss Management

Hypertension is defined as having a systolic blood pressure of ≥ 140 mmHg and/or a diastolic blood pressure of ≥ 90mmHg measured in each arm on two (2) or more different days. It has been recognized as an increasing global health concern, wherein in developing countries such as the Philippines is heavily affected.  In 2021, the Philippine Heart Association (PHA) noted the “progressive rise” equivalent to 37% prevalence rate of high blood pressure among the Filipinos, the highest record since 1992.

04092022 TK News in Marinduque for March

 

To address rate of stunting among 0 to 23 months old children through improved quality and quantity of food and nutrient intakes and utilization of Early Childhood Care and Development – First 1000 Days (ECCD-F1K)-related services in the province of Marinduque, the Tutok Kainan Dietary Supplementation Program (TKDSP) was introduced by the National Nutrition Council.

04112022 NNC MIMAROPA orients the SUN Business Network in the region

National Nutrition Council MIMAROPA conducted the third leg of orientation series in relation to the organization of Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Regional Network in MIMAROPA. This 11 April 2022, the business community were invited to join the orientation meeting of MIMAROPA SUN Business Network (SBN) via Zoom.

04292022 The Truth About Soy

What do you know about soy? Soy is perhaps one of the most controversial foods as it provides health benefits and some risks. You might be wondering, what’s good about soy and what’s bad about it? In this article, we will get to know more of these.